Category Archives: Planning & Design

General planning and design information

Christ Kamages Elevated to AIA Fellow

On January 30th the 2015 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects provided public notice that Christ J Kamages, AIA, Principal of CJK DESIGN GROUP in San Rafael, was elected to the College of Fellows.  This is a great honor and distinction in recognition of Christ’s over 33 years of multi-faceted Service, dedication, […]

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2013 A Year of Many Thanks

This Year has seen CJK Design Group and CJK Sacred Space work with many groups across America.  Our diverse skills allow us to assist these and many more Parishes.  We hope you find these examples of faithfulness edifying.  We look forward to continuing our work in 2014. 

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Glory be to God

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Pittsburgh is still under construction, but this faithful parish is already installing the first round of transformative iconography in the new Temple!  Their effort is being led by Dr George Kordis who has completed three installations in the United States with Pittsburgh being his fourth. The stunningly beautiful and moving […]

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Unveiling the Icons

As final preparations are made to complete the new St Sophia Temple, we wanted to share with you a number of images highlighting the glorious iconography of Dr George Kordis. The Parish held an official unveiling of the icons ceremony on March 10, 2012.  The highlight was a keynote talk describing the iconographic process, the way it […]

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A Miracle of Transformation in Valley Forge

Wow! There is a great spirit of excitement and electricity at the Parish of St Sophia in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania a suburb of Philadelphia.  A dedicated Parish of less than 200 families created an authentic Architectural Landmark of True Faith in Metro Philadelphia which is rooted in the 6th Century Byzantine tradition with the design […]

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Light at the end of the tunnel

Ss Nicholas, Constantine and Helen is in the process of creating a Landmark Witness  for the Faith in the Metropolis of  New Jersey.  Two parishes have merged into one and are in the process of building a new 40,000+ sq ft home for the faithful Greek Orthodox community on a beautiful 11 AC site in […]

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